Historical Events Happened In July - 23
Saturday, 29 November 2014
1959 On this day in history vP Richard Nixon begins visit on USSR
1960 15th US Women's Open Golf Championship won by Betsy Rawls on this day in history.
1961 On July - 23 betsy Rawls wins LPGA Cosmopolitan Golf Open
1961 Esther Dale, actress (Birdie-Ma & Pa Kettle), dies after surgery at 75 on this day in history.
1964 On July - 23 egyptian munition ship "Star of Alexandria" explodes at dockside in Bone, Algeria. 100 die, 160 injured, $20 million damage
1964 On this day in history jan PML de Vries, Dutch germanist/folklorist, dies at 74
1965 On July - 23 beatles "Help" is released in the UK
1966 Cavern Club in Liverpool reopens on this day in history.
1966 On this day in history napoleon XIV releases "They're Coming to Take Me Away, Ha! Ha!"
1966 Donald Novis, singer/actor (Pajama Game), dies at 60 on July - 23.
1967 43 killed in racial rebellion in Detroit (2,000 injured, 442 fires) on this day in history.
1967 Pirate Radio Swinging Scotland closes down for financial reasons on July - 23.
1967 Race riots claiming 43 erupts in Detroit on this day in history.
1968 Fred Blasie wins 5th wrestling world championship belt on this day in history.
1968 PLO's first hijacking of an El Al plane on July - 23.
1968 On July - 23 race riot in Cleveland, 11 including 3 cops killed
1968 On July - 23 don Lillis, NFL president (NY Jets)
1969 Deli Floyd, writer, dies on this day in history.
1971 Van Heflin, actor (Great Adventure), dies at 60 on July - 23.
1972 On July - 23 eddy Merckx (Belgium) wins his 4th consecutive Tour de France
1972 On this day in history the first Earth Resources Technology Satellite (ERTS) is launched
1973 On this day in history ozark AL plane knocked out of the air by lightning, St Louis-36 die
1973 On July - 23 eddie Rickenbacker, WW I fighter pilot, dies at 82
1974 On this day in history greek military dictatorship collapses
1974 On July - 23 mary Forbes, actress (Nun-Les Miserables, Ivy), dies at 90
1976 On July - 23 wings release "Let 'em In"
1976 On this day in history wilhelmina Von Bremen, 4X100 relay sprinter (Oly-gold-32), dies at 64
1977 Washington jury convicts 12 Hanafi Moslems on hostage charges on this day in history.
1977 René de Vos, Dutch actor/composer (Jij Bent Mijn Leven), dies at 79 on this day in history.
1978 Israeli cabinet rejects Sadat's call for return of 2 Sinai areas on this day in history.
1979 On this day in history e Bowell discovers asteroid #2736 Ops
1979 Keith Godchaux, rocker (Grateful Dead), dies in a car accident at 31 on this day in history.
1980 On July - 23 billy Carter admits to being paid by Libya
1980 On July - 23 river of No Return Wilderness Area designated by Jimmy Carter